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  • Free Festival of History – for all ages

    26th May 2017

    On Sunday 4 June Royal Holloway University in Surrey will be hosting a wonderful and free Festival of History. The day will explore all things historical with camps and re-enactment groups representing events from King John in the thirteenth century to the Suffragettes. The Festival promises to bring history and...

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  • CPD: Critical Thinking in History & Geography

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    The Historical Association and Geographical Association are collaborating to provide FREE professional development in critical thinking and problem solving for schools. This is part of the British Council Connecting Classrooms Core Skills programme, offering new opportunities for teachers’ professional development plus the opportunity to develop international school partnerships. Critical thinking...

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  • HA Conference 2017 - Report

    18th May 2017

    The Historical Association Annual Conference is always an exciting time – an opportunity to listen to expert speakers, share ideas, discuss different approaches, learn something new, meet with  old friends, make new ones and generally embrace history geekdom. This year in Manchester was no exception. Over 350 people descended on...

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  • A thousand years of the forging and re-forging of Britain: Insights into teaching thematic history for the new GCSE

    8th May 2017

    Academic research points to the best CPD outcomes that really develop classroom practice arising from CPD that takes place over several contact sessions. We are offering a unique opportunity for teachers to develop their teaching of thematic British History through a 3 part course in partnership with Justice to History....

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  • Teaching English Medieval History and Historical Interpretations for the new GCSE

    8th May 2017

    Academic research points to the best CPD outcomes that really develop classroom practice arising from CPD that takes place over several contact sessions. We are offering a unique opportunity for teachers to develop their teaching of Medieval British History through a 4 part course in partnership with Justice to History....

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  • Becoming an Effective Primary History Subject Leader

    11th April 2017

    Wednesday 28 June - Manchester, Town Hall Monday 3 July - London, British Library Time: 10.00am - 4.30pm Course Leader: Chris Trevor Price: HA members £150 plus VAT, non-members £200 plus VAT Book your place now via Eventbrite... Did you know it's cheaper to become an individual member of the...

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  • Great Debate Final 2017

    16th March 2017

    The much anticipated final of this year’s Great Debate was held on 11 March at the Imperial War Museum in London. After twenty fascinating talks and much deliberation from the judges, lead judge Professor David Stevenson announced that Hannah Boyle from Benton Park School in Leeds is this year’s winner...

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  • Are we there yet? Women as equals in a modern world

    8th March 2017

    For International Women’s Day and Women’s History month we are releasing our podcasts on: The Women’s Movement - Social and Political Change in the UK 1800-present. In the UK during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries women in organised groups began to challenge the world around them. They fought to be...

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  • Exciting Developments in History and Citizenship Education

    6th March 2017

    In February, EUROCLIO's work in the Euro-Med region has taken centre stage, with several interesting meetings involving our partners and interests in the region. In April 2018, the EUROCLIO Annual Conference will be held in the Mediterranean city of Marseille. See below for more information about our work in the region....

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  • Branch Podcast: Good Evening Sweetheart

    5th March 2017

    Just before our "Good Evening Sweetheart" talk (9th February) was due to start in Hillhead Library a young lady librarian rushed in waving a sheet of paper, looking very excited - the Secretary wondered if we were double booked and about to be asked to leave.  But no!   She announced...

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